With such a varied landscape of lochs, glens, hills, mountains and coast, Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park is the perfect playground for all kinds of people!  From outdoor enthusiasts, to artists, writers and poets, dog-walkers to those who just appreciate an awesome view or some peace and quiet! The National Park encompasses around

The latest edition of the Ocean Paddler magazine from Paddle Press Media, is now available for all you salty-paddlers out there. In this issue: 360˚• News • My Superior Summer • Making the shot 17 – photographing the same place • Barreling along • Starfish, Consciousness, and the BCU – through the study of echinoderms

If you like to explore remote, unspoilt areas of the country, Loch Maree offers open space in vast quantities.  You need to drive (or cycle) west of Inverness almost to the coast to reach this wonderful area.  One of the best views in the Highlands is the view you get as you drive over the

Many who enjoy the outdoors and that have spent time in the mountainous areas of Scotland will be aware of mountain bothies.  They may even have made use of one or two of them over the years.  Lots of others won’t know of their existence, but may have perhaps wondered what that abandoned looking old

Loch Ericht (Scottish Gaelic, Loch Eireachd) is a freshwater loch on the border between Perth and Kinross and the Highlands with a north-east to south-west orientation.  The village of Dalwhinnie lies at the north east end of the loch and it is the tenth largest freshwater lake in Scotland.  Loch Ericht is surrounded by a

Canoe Scotland have added some new information and guidelines to their website for any paddlers looking for some dos and don'ts or top tips to help minimise the impact of paddling in locations across Scotland. There are guidelines covering: Wild camping (including restrictions when paddling near scheduled monuments e.g. Caledonian Canal) Sanitation (e.g. going to

If you’re anything like us, it’s often at this time of year you might start planning your adventures for the following year.  You may be new to canoeing or an experienced paddler looking for ideas about where to go and how to go about organising an adventure of your own. Here are some of our

The latest ‘Paddler’ ezine is now available to read online and in print.  As always there are some great articles, but our favourite this time around is ‘In love with the NW Highlands’, a great article with some great ideas about where to go paddling in the remote, north-west Scotland. It’s not all about hard-core

Kickstart a conversation in your school wherever you are on World Ocean Day. June 8th, 2018. More people are talking about the ocean than ever this year and if you want to be part of starting an even bigger conversation in schools across the UK through, get involved in World Ocean Day. The Wild Network